Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in Create Account

1.961 - Lecture 3 – Diffusion around a sphere

1.961 Life at low Reynolds numbers

Diffusion-limited uptake: nutrient flux to a sphere
When does nutrient uptake occur only by diffusion: The Peclet number
Diffusion vs. locomotion: how do you escape from your boundary layer?
Diffusion and metabolism: limits to size
Following the scent: concentration and gradient around a sphere
Other shapes: peanuts, M&M’s, disks

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

1.961 Lecture Videos

1.961 Lecture Videos

Category: Education | Updated 7 years ago

Created
April 29, 2008 12:52
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
25764 times

More from 1.961 Lecture Videos

1.961 - Lecture 10 – Chemotaxis

1.961 - Lecture 10 – Chemotaxis

Added 7 years ago | 01:28:00 | 15631 views

1.961 - Lecture 1 – The Origin of Diffusion

1.961 - Lecture 1 – The Origin of D...

Added 7 years ago | 01:24:00 | 34123 views

1.961 - Lecture 9 – Poisson processes and bacterial diffusion

1.961 - Lecture 9 – Poisson p...

Added 7 years ago | 01:26:00 | 15901 views

1.961 - Lecture 22 – Particle capture

1.961 - Lecture 22 – Particle...

Added 7 years ago | 01:24:00 | 16414 views

1.961 - Lecture 8 – What’s diffusion got to do with swimming microorganisms?

1.961 - Lecture 8 – What̵...

Added 7 years ago | 01:26:00 | 25801 views

1.961 - Lecture 20 – Diffusion to capture

1.961 - Lecture 20 – Diffusio...

Added 7 years ago | 01:25:00 | 13471 views